WALKING WITH GRIEF
You are invited to join our Outdoor Educators and Grief Centre Volunteers to experience half-day hikes and bi-monthly shorter walks designed to acknowledge and attend to our grief.
This unique approach to bereavement support integrates physical activity, forest trails, navigation, mindfulness practice, and supportive therapy along with an intention to honour and celebrate the person who died, in a fundamentally active way.
Dates for Bereavement Support Hikes:
Tuesday 30th August - National Grief Awareness Day - Serpentine National Park, 9am – 1pm
Thursday 8th September - RU OK day - Lake Leschenaultia, 9am – 1pm
Saturday 17th September - Wungong Regional Park, 8:00am - 12:00pm
Sat 15th October - Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day - Boranup Forest, 11am – 3pm
Friday 11th November - Remembrance Day - Wungong Regional Park, 5am – 9am
Social Connection Walks
Wednesday 17th August, 4.30pm - 6.30pm
Wednesday 12th of October, 4.30pm - 6.30pm
Wednesday 23rd November, 4.30pm - 6.30pm
These shorter walks will take place in the beautiful Azelia Homestead nature reserve at Manning Park.
Attendance is free however RSVPs are essential one week prior to each hike or walk. Please register your interest below.
This Project is funded by the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries.